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Icon of the event RUSH SEATS ONLY Tenth Annual June Callwood Lecture: Open Heart, Open Mind
Wed May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Olympian Clara Hughes, Bell Canada's national spokesperson for the 'Let's Talk' campaign, and author of Open Heart, Open Mind shares her past struggles with depression and helps to break down the stigma associated with mental...

Icon of the event Physical Activity
Thu Jun 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Regular physical activity improves health and well-being. It has benefits for all ages and abilities including reducing your risk of developing many chronic diseases. During the workshop, you will learn about:...

Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Thu Aug 11, 2016 | 9:05 am - 5:05 pm
Location: North York Central Library

This course teaches teens how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Partici...

Icon of the event Neil Pasricha - NEW DATE
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Harvard MBA, Walmart executive and #1 bestselling author of The Book of Awesome unlocks the nine secrets to happiness in The Happiness Equation. With Chatelaine's Rachel Giese....

Icon of the event Skin Care Workshop for Teens
Wed Jun 01, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Having a breakout? Wondering why some people have flawless skin? We will discuss health concerns related to skin care, and get to know products that can help or harm your skin, and make homemade skin care products.

Icon of the event **DATE CHANGED  TO  DEC. 6, 2016 : Psychiatry and the Business of Madness
Tue Jun 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

**THIS PROGRAM WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016 **...

Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Thu May 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...

Icon of the event Overview of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia 101
Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

A representative from the Alzheimer Society will present an informational session on Alzheimer's and other dementias, what we can do about it, risk factors, treatment, and research....

Icon of the event When Someone You Know has Dementia
Tue May 31, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How can you avoid dementia? Why does early diagnosis matter? What reduces symptoms? How can hospitals be made safer? How can life be more comfortable and comforting for people affected? Professor June Andrews, internation...

Icon of the event Early-Onset Dementia:  The Experience of Family Caregivers
Thu May 05, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Baycrest social worker, Dr. Adriana Shnall, discusses the effects of developing a dementia under the age of 65 and its impact on the person and his/her family. This session will focus on different causes of dementia that affe...